Illinois Announces Upcoming Cannabis Dispensary License Lotteries

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced late last week that the state will conduct three lotteries later this summer to award licenses for recreational marijuana retailers. The lotteries, scheduled to be held in July and August, will determine who receives licenses for 185 adult-use cannabis dispensaries across the state.  Pritzker’s office…

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Senate Majority Leader Announces Federal Cannabis Bill Proposal

Just prior to a press conference on July 14, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden and Senator Cory Booker released the details of their long-awaited cannabis reform bill, entitled the “Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act.” The bill provides a widespread plan to regulate cannabis on…

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Virginia Governor Announces Plans To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Less than two weeks after five states voted to legalize cannabis in this month’s election, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced on Monday that he would introduce legislation to legalize adult-use marijuana in the state. The move comes as his administration prepares to release a report on the impact that cannabis…

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Walgreens Tells CVS to “Hold My Beer” – Announces CBD at 1,500 Stores

Walgreens Will Be Selling CBD In 1500 Stores after CVS Announces CBD in 800 Stores. Just a week after CVS announced they would be selling CBD products in select locations, their competitor Walgreens, a massive drugstore chain, will also be joining the bandwagon. Walgreens Boots Alliance says that they will…

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